March 8, 2009 Subject:
Certainly the most definitive socialist intellectual writing to emerge from the American communist movement since Daniel De Leon's seminal pieces. William Z. Foster was perhaps the most influential of all the great American communists of the 20th century, but his thoughts differ greatly from those of De Leon in that Foster rejects anarcho-syndicalism in full. "Toward Soviet America" may be dated in places now, of course, but the underlying message is as true now as ever.
Mandatory reading for all interested in the American radical movement or history of the CPUSA.